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Rothsay is a city in Wilkin County, in the Wahpeton metro area. (The community straddles Wilkin and Otter Tail counties; ePodunk links to the county with the greater share of population.)
The latitude of Rothsay is 46.474N. The longitude is -96.286W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,211 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 497.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Rothsay demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Wilkin County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 56579 ZIP code.
29% of Rothsay residents report German ancestry, and 1% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Rothsay ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Rothsay was $14,854, compared with $21,587 nationally.
9% of Rothsay residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Rothsay, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $286. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $557.
Wilkin County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Rothsay political report.
The average commute time for Rothsay workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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